Arizona Wildcats Set American, NCAA Record in 200 Free Relay

By Jason Marsteller

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota, March 8. THE Arizona Wildcats made a statement in the first event of the night with an American and NCAA record time of 1:27.23 as the team of Lara Jackson, Lacey Nymeyer, Anna Turner and Lindsey Kelly grabbed Arizona's fifth 200 free title in NCAA history.

Georgia's Kara Lynn Joyce, Jessica Cole, Anne-Marie Botek, and Anna Miller finished second in 1:28.44. Joyce went out with a blazing fast 50 in 21.69 to nearly take down her American, NCAA record of 21.63 in the event.

Michigan's Kaitlyn Brady, Margaret Kelly, Hannah Smith and Lindsey Smith placed third in 1:28.80.

Notably, LSU's quartet of Katie Gilmore, Colleen Bertirotti, Sabrina Messmer and Katherine Nolan won the consolation heat in 1:29.69 from lane seven.

Click here to hear from Arizona's Lindsey Kelly on the win.

NCAA Division I Champ. Meet 3/8/2007 – 18:07PM

NCAA Women's D1 Championships – 3/8/2007 to 3/10/2007

Event 1 Women 200 Yard Freestyle Relay

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NCAA: N 1:27.98 3/16/2006 Arizona, Arizona

C CASHION, J GRESDAL, A TURNER, L NYMEYER

American: A 1:28.10 3/17/2005 Georgia, Georgia

K L JOYCE, P KEARNS, A GEOROFF, A WEIR

US Open: O 1:27.98 3/16/2006 Arizona, Arizona

C CASHION, J GRESDAL, A TURNER, L KELLY

Pool: P 1:29.16 Arizona

Hosack, Kolbisen, Knapp, Farella

School Prelims Finals Points

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=== A – Final ===

1 ARIZ 1:29.16 1:27.23N 40

1) Jackson, Lara SO 2) Nymeyer, Lacey JR r:0.26

3) Turner, Anna SO r:0.46 4) Kelly, Lindsey SO r:0.19

10.77 21.91 (21.91)

32.12 (10.21) 43.15 (21.24)

53.79 (10.64) 1:05.42 (22.27)

1:15.61 (10.19) 1:27.23 (21.81)

2 GEO 1:29.14 1:28.44P 34

1) Joyce, Kara Lynn SR 2) Cole, Jessica SO r:0.19

3) Botek, Anne-Marie FR r:0.43 4) Miller, Anna JR r:0.23

10.67 21.69 (21.69)

32.29 (10.60) 43.76 (22.07)

54.47 (10.71) 1:06.27 (22.51)

1:16.97 (10.70) 1:28.44 (22.17)

3 MICH 1:28.82 1:28.80P 32

1) Brady, Kaitlyn SR 2) Kelly, Margaret FR r:0.24

3) Smith, Hannah SO r:0.09 4) Smith, Lindsey SR r:0.17

11.09 22.40 (22.40)

32.95 (10.55) 44.56 (22.16)

55.05 (10.49) 1:06.85 (22.29)

1:17.47 (10.62) 1:28.80 (21.95)

4 AUB 1:29.00 1:29.00P 30

1) Denby, Kara JR 2) Ewing, Emile SO r:0.19

3) Marik, Melissa FR r:0.25 4) Kukors, Emily JR r:0.31

10.95 22.35 (22.35)

32.93 (10.58) 44.62 (22.27)

55.34 (10.72) 1:07.01 (22.39)

1:17.54 (10.53) 1:29.00 (21.99)

5 STAN 1:29.40 1:29.57 28

1) Smit, Julia FR 2) Breeden, Elaine FR r:0.28

3) O'Donnell-McCarthy, Fiona SO 4) Bishop, Brooke JR r:0.18

11.09 22.39 (22.39)

33.00 (10.61) 44.75 (22.36)

55.72 (10.97) 1:07.77 (23.02)

1:18.05 (10.28) 1:29.57 (21.80)

6 TA&M 1:29.97 1:29.60 26

1) Wilkinson, Julia SO 2) Sturdy, Rebecca SR r:0.16

3) Atkinson, Alia FR r:0.03 4) Aljand, Triin SO r:0.40

11.26 22.92 (22.92)

33.82 (10.90) 45.70 (22.78)

55.98 (10.28) 1:07.61 (21.91)

1:18.23 (10.62) 1:29.60 (21.99)

7 KY 1:29.23 1:29.86 24

1) Bradford, Heather JR 2) Willis, Lauren JR r:0.30

3) Deveaux, Nikia SR r:0.01 4) Bradford, Jenny JR r:0.25

10.99 22.83 (22.83)

33.36 (10.53) 45.25 (22.42)

55.92 (10.67) 1:08.04 (22.79)

1:18.19 (10.15) 1:29.86 (21.82)

8 TENN 1:29.47 1:30.44 22

1) King, Michele FR 2) Magnuson, Christine JR r:0.

3) Mathes, Carly SO r:0.20 4) Tomes, Megan SR r:0.27

11.19 23.06 (23.06)

33.50 (10.44) 45.24 (22.18)

56.00 (10.76) 1:08.12 (22.88)

1:18.78 (10.66) 1:30.44 (22.32)

=== B – Final ===

9 LSU 1:30.57 1:29.69 18

1) Gilmore, Katie SO 2) Bertirotti, Colleen SR r:0.

3) Messmer, Sabrina SO r:0.23 4) Noland, Katherine SO r:0.01

11.01 22.73 (22.73)

33.01 (10.28) 44.68 (21.95)

55.31 (10.63) 1:07.30 (22.62)

1:17.90 (10.60) 1:29.69 (22.39)

10 ASU 1:30.23 1:30.30 14

1) Andrew, Caitlin JR 2) Beckberger, Jennifer SO r:0

3) Brown, Lindsey JR r:0.06 4) Armour, Abra SR r:0.26

11.02 22.69 (22.69)

33.13 (10.44) 44.75 (22.06)

55.69 (10.94) 1:07.69 (22.94)

1:18.50 (10.81) 1:30.30 (22.61)

11 CAL 1:30.11 1:30.34 12

1) Hardy, Jessica SO 2) Tsai, Sherry SR r:0.15

3) Babicz, Annie SR r:0.17 4) Reilly, Erin SR r:0.16

11.27 22.88 (22.88)

33.70 (10.82) 45.19 (22.31)

56.14 (10.95) 1:08.10 (22.91)

1:18.80 (10.70) 1:30.34 (22.24)

12 MINN 1:30.56 1:30.40 10

1) Busack, Stacy SO 2) Hasling, Jenny SR r:0.26

3) McCarthy, Meredith SO r:0.2 4) Akradi, Roxane JR r:0.22

11.17 22.89 (22.89)

33.41 (10.52) 45.29 (22.40)

56.00 (10.71) 1:07.74 (22.45)

1:18.53 (10.79) 1:30.40 (22.66)

13 FLOR 1:30.38 1:30.54 8

1) Napier, Stephanie FR 2) Pike, Natalie JR r:0.32

3) Kemp, Elizabeth FR r:0.35 4) Winter, Lauren FR r:0.20

11.19 22.82 (22.82)

33.60 (10.78) 45.20 (22.38)

56.13 (10.93) 1:08.08 (22.88)

1:18.77 (10.69) 1:30.54 (22.46)

14 TEX 1:30.12 1:31.02 6

1) Chang, Hee-Jin SO 2) Brown, Connie SR r:0.34

3) Robinson, Katie SR r:0.21 4) Basso, Alex FR r:0.08

11.22 22.95 (22.95)

33.65 (10.70) 45.31 (22.36)

56.32 (11.01) 1:08.19 (22.88)

1:19.13 (10.94) 1:31.02 (22.83)

15 SMU 1:30.85 1:31.03 4

1) Darling, Leane SR 2) Klosova, Petra SO r:0.17

3) San Juan Cisneros, Angela JR 4) Blackman, Jennifer JR r:0.1

11.23 22.89 (22.89)

33.77 (10.88) 45.24 (22.35)

56.18 (10.94) 1:08.15 (22.91)

1:19.19 (11.04) 1:31.03 (22.88)

16 WISC 1:30.83 1:31.14 2

1) Vavrek, Jacqueline JR 2) McClurg, Hannah JR r:0.12

3) Johnson, Susan SR r:0.21 4) Zwiegers, Christine SO r:0.

10.95 22.80 (22.80)

33.47 (10.67) 45.53 (22.73)

56.16 (10.63) 1:08.10 (22.57)

1:18.99 (10.89) 1:31.14 (23.04)

=== Preliminaries ===

17 CLEM 1:31.00

18 IND 1:31.34

19 FSU 1:31.66

20 RUT 1:32.11

21 VA 1:32.38

22 WVU 1:32.57

23 ND 1:32.70

24 NW 1:32.72

25 USC 1:32.82

26 UNC 1:32.92

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